August 13: International Left Handers Day

The first International Left Handers Day was celebrated on this date in 1976 by Left Handers International, an organization that is long since defunct. The day is still marked by lefties, however, who make up nearly 10 percent of the world population. Famous Jewish left handers include, in no particular order, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Lenny […]

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Vacation Time: Sun-and-Sand Days

by Lawrence Bush from “Jewish Currents at the Beach,” 2010 Summer Supplement I live in the mountains, far from the pavement, far from the fashions, the crowd, the moment. There’s nothing I lack, nothing to foment a feeling of dissatisfaction — except I’m far from the beach, too far from the boardwalk, hours removed from […]

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